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Out-Of-Wedlock Births Are A Plague On Minority Families
IBD Editorials ^ | 06/05/2013 06:45 PM ET | Larry Elder

Posted on 06/08/2013 2:41:09 AM PDT by Olog-hai

“We know the statistics,” said President Barack Obama, “that children who grow up without a father are five times more likely to live in poverty and commit crime; nine times more likely to drop out of schools and 20 times more likely to end up in prison. They are more likely to have behavioral problems, or run away from home, or become teenage parents themselves.”

The Journal of Research on Adolescence found that even after controlling for varying levels of household income, kids in father-absent homes are more likely to end up in jail. And kids that never had a father in the house are the most likely to wind up behind bars. …

Studies back up the link between the explosive growth in government welfare—begun in the 1960s—and the increase of out-of-wedlock births. …

How do we know that the welfare state creates disincentives that hurt the people we are trying to help? They tell us. In 1985, the Los Angeles Times asked whether poor women “often” have children to get additional benefits. Most of the non-poor respondents said no. When the same question was asked of the poor, however, 64% said yes. …

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: destroythefamily; liberalagenda; welfarequeens; welfarestates

1 posted on 06/08/2013 2:41:09 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
It's called self control. They don't give a shit. Too lazy to work. Too lazy to use birth control. Too drunk and/or drugged to stop.

Hey....we pass out birth control in our junior high schools here. It's putting it on the banana that stumps them.

2 posted on 06/08/2013 3:22:46 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Olog-hai
..."and 20 times more likely to end up in prison."

Where the person who said this should end up.

3 posted on 06/08/2013 3:26:26 AM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: Sacajaweau

Still need parents (especially the father in the traditional role) to teach self control. The lack of it among the hordes of welfare victims is a testament to that fact, and it is a great indictment of the “abolish the traditional family” leftists.


4 posted on 06/08/2013 3:26:54 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Tonytitan

The fact that he said it so unabashedly is a case of one’s own words testifying against oneself, to be sure.


5 posted on 06/08/2013 3:27:45 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
The first Half-Black American President is AWOL on this important issue!

It wasn't always like this, only in the last couple of generations has the Black family deteriorated so badly.

MEET THE SMILING DEADBEAT DAD TO 22 KIDS BY 14 WOMEN WHO TENNESSEE TAXPAYERS HELP SUPPORT

They should hand out free condoms at the welfare office.

6 posted on 06/08/2013 3:34:42 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

They do hand out free condoms at some such offices. Doesn’t discourage all the baby-making, though.


7 posted on 06/08/2013 3:42:43 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: TexasCajun

They should start making little guillotines with 4 inch holes and have them available at all birth control stations.


8 posted on 06/08/2013 3:45:54 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Sacajaweau

Exactly. People have been bitching about this for decades. The blacks simply don’t care.


9 posted on 06/08/2013 3:57:00 AM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: Olog-hai
Out-Of-Wedlock Births Are A Plague On Minority Families

Well, now, what evil bunch of people inflicted this plague upon minority families?

10 posted on 06/08/2013 3:57:32 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Sacajaweau

Actually, having more kids is profitable. If the mother is unmarried, all the better. Meal Tickets.

TANF, SNAP, WICs, Section 8, and EITC Head of Household with dependents. A pretty good living for them.

[P.S. The ‘banana’ joke is funny!]


11 posted on 06/08/2013 3:57:37 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: TexasCajun

When I worked for DSS I had a young man helping me on “work experience” I asked him one day how many kids he had...he said “approximately 10” no lie.


12 posted on 06/08/2013 4:02:38 AM PDT by Shady (The Truth will set us free....WE KNOW THE TRUTH!)
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To: Olog-hai

The President knows about Fatherless kids, and yet he supports two queers adopting some poor child who will be raised in a sick atmosphere.


13 posted on 06/08/2013 4:08:55 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Sacajaweau
...and we have removed any stigma associated with it reassuring them that there is no shame.
14 posted on 06/08/2013 4:10:09 AM PDT by TheGunny
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To: Olog-hai

It’s a cultural thing.
The man to prove his manhood.
The woman to prove her love. (as an aside from the extra bene aspect)

Most are wanted pregnancies and no amount of prevention education will make a dent in the statistics.
After all they have no worry as to who is going to feed, cloth, educate, tend to the kids medical needs. The fathers have zero responsibility, no legal worries.
The mothers and children are looked upon as victims in need of our compassion and financial support.
Who is going to pay?
Why Uncle Sam, of course. He promised.


15 posted on 06/08/2013 4:10:51 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: TheGunny
...and we have removed any stigma associated with it reassuring them that there is no shame.

BINGO! The whole concept of "shame" has gone the way of the Dodo Bird. The only "shame" now is if one is perceived as being "racist" or "homophobic".

16 posted on 06/08/2013 4:11:40 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Sacajaweau

22 kids with 14 different women. The state of Tennessee currently supports all of Shaw’s children at a total sum of $7,000 per month.

http://allhiphop.com/2013/06/07/33-year-old-man-with-22-kids-you-cant-knock-no-man-for-loving-women/


17 posted on 06/08/2013 4:11:51 AM PDT by maddog55 (America Rising.... Civil War II)
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To: Vinnie

It’s not the culture that the Founding Fathers wanted to bring to the USA. More like Marxist pseudoculture.


18 posted on 06/08/2013 4:13:47 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Venturer

Sounds like doubleplusgood duckspeak.


19 posted on 06/08/2013 4:14:34 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
We were raised on please and thank you and respect from when we were tots. We were neat and clean. It was developing all around good habits. And the majority of those teaching chores went to mom.

I'm not sure of your age, but dad's role in the 50's was bread winner and protector. I don't ever remember my dad even raising his voice to us.

The problem now is sending the kids to school at age 3 and the teachers. Simply too many cooks in the kitchen.

20 posted on 06/08/2013 4:15:34 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Olog-hai
For over five decades now, "civil rights" hucksters have been telling the itching ears of the "minority community" that they are super-citizens that are incapable of sin.

- Other people are racists, but they themselves are incapable of racial hatred

- Only they are discriminated against, and every personal failure in their lives (real or imagined) can be blamed on racism

- Boastfulness, profanity, and pride are simply part of their "culture"

- The Biblical warnings against fornication, haughtiness, coveting, theft, and murder do not apply to them, because they are victims

"Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God"

Galatians 5:19-21

It wasn't always so - black families used to be intact, the God's word was their light and guide.

Today, even most "black churches" are nothing but apostate political meetings for socialists and liberals. There are black Biblical churches and preachers, but they are outnumbered (by far) by the false teachers. 93% of self-identified "Black Protestants" voted for Obama (twice).

"Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap."

Galatians 6:7


21 posted on 06/08/2013 4:15:34 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Gaffer
ANF, SNAP, WICs, Section 8, and EITC Head of Household with dependents. A pretty good living for them.

Around here, and likely nationwide, the cause du jour is gathering food to feed the kids that have been getting free breakfasts and lunches in school. I know someone involved with school lunches and believe me, most lunches are given either free or reduced rate.
Now that summer has arrived someone has to ensure the kids (and families) get meals.
Really pi$$es me off that the parents have no, zero, zip, nada responsibility to take care of their own children.
And we are the enablers, like it or not.

22 posted on 06/08/2013 4:24:20 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Vinnie

We set it up that way, with welfare systems that are far more generous and certain than the low-skill jobs that the parents could hold down even if they were married.


23 posted on 06/08/2013 4:29:25 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Olog-hai

On Minority Families

Gee imagine that...


24 posted on 06/08/2013 4:32:45 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: Vinnie
"kids...get meals"

In my part of the country (western Wisconsin), we too have been inundated with pleas by people to feed ostensibly starving children during the summer. "Who is going to feed these poor kids now that summer is out?" we hear them whine on tv and in the local paper. Not once does the interviewer bother to ask these people why the kid's parents can't feed them. I'm sick to death of all the "feed the hungry" programs that have mushroomed in the last 10-20 years...especially when Americans have been getting noticeably fatter in that time period...particularly children!

25 posted on 06/08/2013 4:36:53 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: driftless2
Not once does the interviewer bother to ask these people why the kid's parents can't feed them.

Especially since the family gets $30k + when all the benes are added up. IIRC the figure for a family of 4 is around $37-39k. More than the nat'l average wage of $36k.

26 posted on 06/08/2013 4:47:19 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Olog-hai

Luckily for them, they have a very rich Uncle that will always cover the expenses attached to bad choices.


27 posted on 06/08/2013 5:10:03 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Sacajaweau

“Too lazy to use birth control. Too drunk and/or drugged to stop.”

Not true; they’d love for people to think that is the case, but it is all about getting paid. As the decline in the black birthrate indicated after the welfare reform of 1996, they were simply breeding for cash.


28 posted on 06/08/2013 5:25:55 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: gotribe

“The blacks simply don’t care.”

This is increasingly a white phenomenon as well; that was the main driver of welfare reform. The gubmint could pay 10% of the population to live like that; they couldn’t pay 25%. As whites learned what freebies were available (and started popping out unloved bastards to get them), even BJ Clinton knew it couldn’t work financially.


29 posted on 06/08/2013 5:28:30 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Vinnie

“The fathers have zero responsibility, no legal worries.
The mothers and children are looked upon as victims in need of our compassion and financial support.”

That isn’t cultural; it is purely 100% financial. To illiterate people with no job skills, breeding is their job and they are paid monthly for it.


30 posted on 06/08/2013 5:30:38 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Olog-hai

It’s not the out of wedlock births that are the problem, it’s the fornication. God designed it to be a plague.


31 posted on 06/08/2013 5:40:46 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: freedomfiter2

How can you have out-of-wedlock births without fornication, barring the death of a legitimate husband/father prior to the baby’s birth? Aside from that one special case, the one and the other are the same thing. All sin results in plague conditions.


32 posted on 06/08/2013 5:48:26 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Out-Of-Wedlock Births Promiscuity And Demeaning Sexual Focus Are A Plague On Minority Families

There, I fixed it.

33 posted on 06/08/2013 5:50:08 AM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: RobertClark

So the traditional family is unnecessary so long as promiscuity and other sexual perversions are left out of the picture?


34 posted on 06/08/2013 5:51:16 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
So the traditional family is unnecessary so long as promiscuity and other sexual perversions are left out of the picture?

Sexually responsible singles do not degrade themselves or place burdens upon broader society. So, to answer your question: possibly...

35 posted on 06/08/2013 6:10:05 AM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: RobertClark

Depends on what you mean by “sexually responsible”.


36 posted on 06/08/2013 6:13:11 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Then what the hell’re they gonna’ do on the Maury Show? Huh?


37 posted on 06/08/2013 6:31:22 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Olog-hai

They’re not exactly the same thing. Fornication is the sin and out of wedlock children are just one of the symptoms. There are many other harmful results from fornication such as males that refuse to mature in other areas of their life. Many of the young men wouldn’t turn to thuggery if most of the ladies insisted on a ring and a job before they put out.


38 posted on 06/08/2013 8:02:02 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: kearnyirish2
There was an article I read back in the early to mid 90's. A reporter went into various welfare offices, posing as a "customer" getting on the welfare rolls. She would listen and take notes about all that was said. You are correct, it was all about getting paid, and paid more. The long term leeches would answer her questions and give her advice about how to suck as much from the system as she could. The shocking thing [to the reporter] was that the paid staff would also tell her how to game and cheat the system to maximize payments, amount of programs to take from, and how to falsify her paperwork.

. Where are today's undercover reporters?

39 posted on 06/09/2013 5:09:06 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

“The shocking thing [to the reporter] was that the paid staff would also tell her how to game and cheat the system to maximize payments, amount of programs to take from, and how to falsify her paperwork. Where are today’s undercover reporters?”

Good point; having that come out would be great. It really is a national disgrace, and it has ruined the American family.


40 posted on 06/10/2013 3:07:02 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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